Mexico City / 19.09.2021 10:21:57
Hovik Keuchkerian has been gaining ground on Spanish television due to his participation in series and films such as “Anti-riot” or “La Casa de Papel”.
However, the actor has a facet that few know and that is that also starred in a career as a boxer, even winning a heavyweight title.
Born in Beirut on November 14, 1972, Keuchkerian has had facets within poetry, comedy and sports.
By 1998 at 26 years old, had already been sporadically through basketball and kickboxing and began his career in boxing, where he served as a manager and promoter of his own fights in his career that lasted until 2004.
Keuchkerian achieved a record 16 wins, 15 of them by knockout and only one defeat. In 2003 he defeated David Blanco and was crowned champion of Spain and a year later he revalidated his title against Marcelo Ferreira Santos.
Hovik hung up his gloves at age 32However, his life continued in front of the spotlight. Recently, he told about his time in boxing in the ‘behind the scenes’ of the fifth season of the Spanish series La Casa de Papel.